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Charles Bagot successfully defends stress at work claim

Charles Bagot successfully defended a stress at work claim to trial on behalf of an international Management Consultancy (Britez v. Egon Zehnder International). The Claimant, a former receptionist, alleged that she had sustained a psychiatric injury due to work related stress caused by her former employer's breach of duty. The Claimant abandoned her case on day 2 of the trial after the close of her case and agreed to pay the Defendant a five figure sum in costs. Charles was instructed by Kennedys, Birmingham office and the insurers were Fusion.